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Address: 2100 Strand, Galveston, Galveston Island, TX 77550
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Activities: Dining, Shopping
Description: A lively strip in the heart of historic Galveston feautures pubs, delis...
A lively strip in the heart of historic Galveston feautures pubs, delis and specialty shops.
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Great Shopping, historic sites!

Lots of boutique shops very close together. Great place to find whatever you are looking for, from beach gear to candles to gift items for your neighbor that watched your house... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 26, 2015
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015 NEW

Lots of boutique shops very close together. Great place to find whatever you are looking for, from beach gear to candles to gift items for your neighbor that watched your house while you were away!! Loved it!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015 NEW

We didn't spend as much time on the strand as I would have liked but the shops we did visit were great. Some were a bit pricey but their clothes are high fashion and very unique. The candy store made it difficult to choose something because they so many different items. I am looking forward to going back and spending... More 

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Hinsdale, New York
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24 reviews 24 reviews
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015 NEW

we love to walk so this was perfect. So many places to see and visit. We went during the week where parking is free and a lot less crowded.

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Ada, Oklahoma
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015 NEW

We went during the evening, very few stores open. That was a negative. Some very nice old buildings and great places to eat with outdoor dining. This was positive. There is a very large outdoor chess set, kids really liked that.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015 NEW

Put on some comfy shoes and stroll up and down the Strand... La King's Confectionery and The Admiralty Home Goods are favorite stops. The Tall Ship Elyssa, an historic sailing vessel, is docked close by at the wharf. A museum and gift shop are available to visitors, too. Lots to do on an afternoon in Galveston in sunny or rainy... More 

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Louisville, Kentucky
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015 NEW

We were expecting more. There's a lot of history in this area, but the shops are disjointed. Some of the shops cater to families with small children, some cater to spring break partierss, and on the fringes there's a drug sub-culture. There seems to be some construction or renovation going on, but I'd say this place is still a few... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015 NEW via mobile

Loved the shops! Food was excellent! Clean, friendly, would recommend visiting while in Galveston. Worth stopping for. Do have to pay for parking. Easy to find.

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Piedmont, OK
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015 NEW via mobile

We spent a day prior to departing for a cruise. The Strand was nice, a short walk from the hotel. Spent the day enjoying the shops and restaurants.

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Hamshire, Texas
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36 reviews 36 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2015 NEW

Most of my favorite shops are on one street, down from train station [my Dad loves that museum], Rocky Mountain Chocolate Factory and the Malt shoppe plus The Admiral gift store. My visit was 2013 March but not an option for drop down on TripAdvisor. Just in case anything has changed since. I love Galveston, wish I could go more... More 

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Buffalo, New York
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35 reviews 35 reviews
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13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2015 NEW

This place is filled with all kinds of cafes, bar/pubs, stores and boutiques! There is so much to see. I love the people! I wish they were as friendly as they are down there, up here in NY. We could learn a bit from them. Like, how-to-smile! Seriously. They actually look at you on the street and smile to acknowledge... More 

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